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Boston firefighters, emergency personnel, and construction workers tried to rescue construction workers trapped in a trench on Friday.

Two construction workers were killed Friday afternoon when a water line burst under a South End street.

First responders worked to rescue construction workers trapped in a trench.

Drain service company has long history of safety violations

Atlantic Drain Service Company faces tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid fines for violations reaching back to at least 2012.

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Internet disruption hits users after hackers target N.H. web company

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating a cyber attack on a company that provides access to many popular websites.

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The two cities’ chambers of commerce are locked in a land war over the term.

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At the end of this long and bitter election, Donald Trump will almost certainly find a way to win. That doesn’t mean he’s going to become president.


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Children’s Hospital is a politically powerful Boston institution and that power was on full muscular display in recent days.

Firefighters used ladders while fighting the blaze on Myrick Street in Allston in August.

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Boston fire commissioner reflects on efforts to reduce cancer among firefighters

A Boston firefighter is diagnosed with cancer every three weeks, the city’s fire commissioner said.

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A Celtic and a Bruin share a hometown bond

Kelly Olynyk and Riley Nash both hail from Kamloops, B.C., and playing in Boston together is a real trip for them.

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Development firm Related Beal closed Friday on its purchase of nine buildings in Kenmore Square from Boston University.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_pp3_spts.jpg Who are you and what have you done with Bill Belichick?

“You know that’s usually a problem with me, just going on and on and on,” an unusually talkative Belichick told reporters today.

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James Merrill is pleading guilty to fraud and other charges in a pyramid scheme that ensnared more victims than any other in history.

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Getting the 2 points — and getting the ball back — has helped them in their last two victories.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AP_691444590348-001.jpg Amy Poehler gives Carol Burnett a starring role in new sitcom

Now 83, the TV icon will play an aging actress in the as-yet unamed series that Poehler is executive producing.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/GettyImages-478136032.jpg Elizabeth Warren teaming up with James Taylor

They’ll be at The Majestic Theater on Oct. 27. But you’d better be flush with cash if you want to attend.

Curt Schilling asks Jake Tapper why Jewish people support Democrats

“Well I don’t speak for Jews, and I don’t support the Democratic Party or the Republican Party,” Tapper replied.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/616062212.jpg Bill Murray crashes White House press briefing

Bill Murray was in D.C. this weekend to collect the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center on Sunday.

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The historic Mattapan trolleys were designed during the Great Depression and travel a short, unusual route.

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It’s the final round of games before the playoffs are set, highlighted by Xaverian-BC High and Wellesley-Milton.

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It may feel like the ultimate display of affection, but when it comes to such kisses, experts caution: Beware of dogs.

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.